zanamivir

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First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Do Antibiotics Help a Cold or Flu?

Because antibiotics are not effective for colds or the flu, treatment is usually limited to relieving the symptoms. These treatments do not kill the viruses but can make you more comfortable until the illness runs its course and your body gets rid of ... [Published Modern Mom - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Bird Flu Fast Facts

(CNN) -- Here's a look at what you need to know about avian flu.Avian influenza, also called avian flu or bird flu, is an illness that usually affects only birds. A new strain jumped to baby seals in 2011. While there have been deaths from certain strains ... [Published CNN - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

5 medical conditions to treat immediately

You may have heard of the “golden hour,” that short window of time when medical attention must be administered for an injury or illness. Once the window closes, the chances of successful treatment diminish greatly, and any risks may then outweigh the ... [Published Consumer Reports - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

New Clinical Trials and Studies Findings Reported from University of Oxford

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week -- A new study on Clinical Research is now available. According to news reporting originating from Oxford, United Kingdom , by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "Neuraminidase inhibitors (NIs) ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Flu fight

STOWE, Vt. -Jason Kirchick loves his Stowe community. So much so, he became a volunteer firefighter and EMT in town, though he never thought he'd be the one needing rescue."A lot of people ask, 'How did you get it?' And I just say, 'Anyone can get it,'" ... [Published WCAX TV3 - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Jun 09 2014 - Updated Jun 09 2014 - 1 reports

Honey Found To Have Potent Anti-Influenza Activity

Honey is appreciated the world over as one of Nature’s most delicious foods, but did you know it may have potent anti-flu activity as well?A fascinating new study published in the  Archives of Medical Research  titled,  “ Anti-influenza Viral Effects ... [Published RINF.com - Jun 09 2014]
First reported Jun 05 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 1 reports

Honey Found To Have Potent Anti-Influenza Activity

The post by Sayer Ji , www.greenmedinfo.com appeared first on The Epoch Times .A fascinating new study published in the Archives of Medical Research titled, “ Anti-influenza Viral Effects of Honey In Vitro: Potent High Activity of Manuka Honey ,” reveals ... [Published Epoch Times - Jun 05 2014]
First reported Jun 03 2014 - Updated Jun 03 2014 - 1 reports

Relenza - a breakthrough or money for old rope?

By Ray Moynihan, author, journalist, and senior research fellow, Bond University, AustraliaRayMoynihan@bond.edu.auWhile Relenza’s benefits are modest at best, its story would make a great Hollywood blockbusterA drug company executive hailed it as “one ... [Published PharmaGossip - Jun 03 2014]
First reported May 28 2014 - Updated May 28 2014 - 1 reports

DOH warns against spread of influenza amid erratic weather

Flu is a viral infection that attacks the respiratory system. This type of flu is not the same as the stomach “flu” virus that causes diarrhea and vomiting, the DOH posted on its Facebook account.“Young children, older adults, pregnant women, and people ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - May 28 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Doctors didn’t sign up to fill out forms

There are reports from across the country regarding severe influenza in young people. In addition to mechanical ventilation, many are requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). Given the severity of illness and the presence of multiple organ ... [Published KevinMD.com - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Tamiflu Helps The Flu A Little But The Nausea And Psychiatric Disturbances May Not Be Worth It

A review based on full internal reports of 20 Tamiflu (oseltamivir) and 26 Relenza (zanamivir) trials found that Tamiflu (the antiviral drug oseltamivir) shortens symptoms of influenza by half a day but there is no good evidence to support claims that ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 4 reports

Researchers, maker row over stockpiled Tamiflu

Researchers who have fought for years to get full data on Roche’s influenza medicine Tamiflu said yesterday that governments who stockpile it are wasting billions of dollars on a drug whose effectiveness is in doubt.The row has drawn in the drugmaker ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Apr 10 2014]

Quotes

According to the news editors, the research concluded: "The influenza virus-specific mechanism of action proposed by the producers does not fit the clinical evidence."
"It was scary," Kirchick said. "It changed me in a lot of ways. I've become more humbled and appreciate every day I have been given."
A spokeswoman for the Department of Health said: "Tamiflu is licensed around the world for the treatment of seasonal flu and is a licensed product with a proven record of safety, quality and efficacy. We regularly review all published data and will consider the Cochrane review closely."

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Do Antibiotics Help a Cold or Flu? [Published Modern Mom - Jul 07 2014]
Bird Flu Fast Facts [Published CNN - Jun 30 2014]
5 medical conditions to treat immediately [Published Consumer Reports - Jun 29 2014]
New Clinical Trials and Studies Findings Report... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jun 19 2014]
Flu fight [Published WCAX TV3 - Jun 13 2014]
Honey Found To Have Potent Anti-Influenza Activity [Published RINF.com - Jun 09 2014]
Honey Found To Have Potent Anti-Influenza Activity [Published Epoch Times - Jun 05 2014]
Relenza - a breakthrough or money for old rope? [Published PharmaGossip - Jun 03 2014]
DOH warns against spread of influenza amid erra... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - May 28 2014]
Doctors didn’t sign up to fill out forms [Published KevinMD.com - Apr 12 2014]
Tamiflu Helps The Flu A Little But The Nausea A... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - Apr 11 2014]
Researchers, maker row over stockpiled Tamiflu [Published Taipei Times Online - Apr 10 2014]
Study Finds Tamiflu Not as Effective as Thought [Published TIME.com - Apr 10 2014]
New evidence, same conclusion: Tamiflu only mod... [Published Science-Based Medicine - Apr 10 2014]
Britain wasted £600m of taxpayers' money on use... [Published The Independent - Apr 10 2014]
Dr. Mackay: An update on avian influenza A(H7N9... [Published H5N1 - Mar 12 2014]
Avian Flu: New Strain Responsible for Chinese W... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Feb 06 2014]
What the 2014 Flu Season Means for Adults over ... [Published PRWeb - Feb 05 2014]
CIDRAP: WHO weighs H7N9 risk as cases mount [Published H5N1 - Jan 23 2014]
GSK Invests in UK Manufacturing [Published Pharmaceutical Executive - Dec 16 2013]
Flu Vaccination Coverage on the Rise; Health Of... [Published PR Newswire - Sep 26 2013]
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Relenza - a breakthrough or money for old rope? [Published PharmaGossip - Jun 03 2014]
By Ray Moynihan, author, journalist, and senior research fellow, Bond University, AustraliaRayMoynihan@bond.edu.auWhile Relenza’s benefits are modest at best, its story would make a great Hollywood blockbusterA drug company executive hailed it as “one ...
Doctors didn’t sign up to fill out forms [Published KevinMD.com - Apr 12 2014]
There are reports from across the country regarding severe influenza in young people. In addition to mechanical ventilation, many are requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). Given the severity of illness and the presence of multiple organ ...
Tamiflu Helps The Flu A Little But The Nausea A... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - Apr 11 2014]
A review based on full internal reports of 20 Tamiflu (oseltamivir) and 26 Relenza (zanamivir) trials found that Tamiflu (the antiviral drug oseltamivir) shortens symptoms of influenza by half a day but there is no good evidence to support claims that ...
Study Finds Tamiflu Not as Effective as Thought [Published TIME.com - Apr 10 2014]
Researchers say the popular antiviral flu drugs Tamiflu and Relenza are not as effective as doctors and public health experts were led to believe, in the most comprehensive review of data on the effectiveness of the two drugs. There isn’t strong evidence ...
New evidence, same conclusion: Tamiflu only mod... [Published Science-Based Medicine - Apr 10 2014]
Does Tamiflu have any meaningful effects on the prevention or treatment of influenza? Considering the drug’s been on the market for almost 15 years, and is widely used, you should expect this question has been answered after 15 flu seasons. Answering ...
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Flu Vaccination Coverage on the Rise; Health Of... [Published PR Newswire - Sep 26 2013]
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